Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled return codes from
the bn_wexpand function calls. A remote attacker could trigger this
flaw in services that used SSL to cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code with application privileges. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04 LTS, 9.04 and 9.10.
It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled certain private
keys with an invalid prime. A remote attacker could trigger this flaw
in services that used SSL to cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code with application privileges. The default
compiler options for affected releases should reduce the vulnerability
to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2939).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 49805 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3856242306
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3245CVE-2010-2939
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